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finished 3rd -- mitt romney finished third. newt gingrich had 31% 1k3* mitt romney finished again third at 30%. in alabama santorum captured 35% and gingrich and romney finished with 29% of the vote. today's triumph has solidified santorum as the legitimate conservative alternative to romney. >> this campaign is about ordinary folks doing extraordinary things, sort of like america. >> one of the things proved is the elite media's effort to convince the nation that mitt romney is inevitable just collapsed. >> mitt romney has not made an announcement. romney is 472 and santorum is 2 to you are 4 and gingrich is 127. it takes 1,144 delegates to win the nomination. >>> a new roiters poll shows that more americans approve of the job president obama is doing. the approval rating is 50% of the the poll was taken last week on the heels of reports that 227,000 jobs were added to the u.s. economy. the percentage of americans who disapproved of the president now stands at 48%. that's down from 49% in february. >>> a timely lecture on the u.s. war effort in afghanistan. in berkeley members of the m
. >>> politics, mitt romney is celebrating his easy victory in the illinois republican primary tonight and rick santorum is looking ahead to the next contest. with 99% of the precincts reporting, romney wins 47-35% over santorum. but pennsylvania republican says he was happy to pick up a few more delegates and romney is shifting focus to president obama. >> day by day and job killing regulation by job killing regulation, bureaucrat by bureaucrat this president is crushing the dream and the dreamers and i will make sure that finally ends. >> one of the areas that the conservatives populate we are happy about that and we are happy about the delegates we will get too. >> romney has a total of 521 delegates to santorum's 253. it takes, keep in mind, 1,144 to win the nomination. the primaries in pennsylvania, santorum's home state and louisiana are next. >>> the cal state board granted 10% pay raises to the presidents of its east bay and fullerton campuses even though it is dealing with $750 million in budget cuts this year. and tonight leyland ye says he is ready to introduce legislation tomorrow f
big, he still has to convince republicans he hasn't already lost the nomination to romney. >> you don't believe that this race is over. you didn't get the memo. >> even that win didn't bring dividends. santorum netted 5 and romney has twice the number of delicates. romney will win and some republicans believe the bickering between candidates -- >> senator santorum has the same economic light weight background. >> he is only hurting their chances. >> governor romney called me an economic light weight. >> to beat president obama. >> leaving one to wonder if romney would say -- >> a series to come true. he suggested that it might be better to keep president obama than elect mitt romney jie. you win by giving people an opportunity to see a different vision for the country and not someone who will be a little different than the person. if you are going to be a little different we will stay with what we have. >> the primary calendar does not look great over the next month. it goes up to the northeast d
is history, and tonight it looks like mitt romney has won the big prize, the key state of ohio, but just barely. romney also took idaho, massachusetts, vermont, virginia and wyoming. rick santorum claimed wins in north dakota, oklahoma and tennessee leaving newt gingrich with a single victory, his home state of georgia. john alston has more on the hard fought contest. >> super tuesday usually has the effective thinking out of the ranks of candidates, but apparently not tonight. so many states split among the candidates, the beat goes on. >> he took the home state of massachusetts along with vermont, virginia and idaho. >> tonight we are doing some counting. we are counting the delegates for the convention, and it looks good. and we are counting down the days until november and now it looks even better. >> rick santorum picked up wins in tennessee and oklahoma. exit polls show he was the top choice among those whose religious views are most important. >> this was a big night. lots of states. we are going to win a few. we are going to lose a few. as it looks right now, we are going to get
because she must care for young autistic child at home. >> republican presidential candidate mitt romney made stealth campaign pit stop in the bay area tonight. sf the protestors waited outside a redwood city hotel to greet the candidate but he never paid a public appearance. he was takening fundraiser tonight co-hosted by hp ceo whitman. romney had 3 more fundraisers scheduled across the state tomorrow. rick santorum will be in the bay area this week as well for fund rateser scheduled for thursday at the jelly belly candy company this fairfield. santorum is open to being romney vice president if romney wins the nomination. residents poll of republican voters in california shows santor um trails romney by 19 percent. >> supreme court will get straight to the heart of the bottle over health care legislation tomorrow. they will hear arguments over the constitutionality of the provision in the law that requires americans to buy health insurance. today the justices decided to consider this issue quickly and not delay the decision until the full health care reformula goes into effect.
problem may be the cause. >> mitt romney chalked up a 37% win in washington state. this fourth consecutive campaign victory ahead of next week's super tuesday. ron paul and santorum are battling it out for second place. and newt gingrich has 11%. david curley has the latest. >> while ron paul greeted voters in washington, gingrich, santorum, and romney, sprinted into ohio. >> get out and vote on tuesday. thank you so much. >> reporter: super tuesday, that is, ten states voting and romney seems to have a spring in his step in ohio, closing the gap on santorum. >> obviously if i get the nod from the people of ohio. that would send a big statement. >> reporter: romney knows his opponent has a beg problem. santorum didn't fill out all the paper work in ohio and the delegates could be a at stake. gingrich joined in, too. >> places where we have filed delegates and committed -- we have chance to get delegates. >> reporter: santorum tried to brush it off. >> that's okay. the only thing they find is a problem with mr. candidacy, pretty good case. >> reporter: the candidates are picking places wher
house. today mitt romney juan decisive victories in smaller caucuses and rick santorum claimed the big prize. here's the latest on the race. >> thank you! >> as expected, norm snowstorm took the -- santorum took the lions share of the delegates in kansas. >> we have had a very good day in kansas. >> the former pennsylvania snore doesn't stan a chance of surpassing mitt romney. >> morning, y'all. >> the front runner took a breather from the campaign trail after padding his lead with 18 delegates from guam and the mariana eye -- island. the mix contests are on tuesday, in alabama and mississippi. a win in either state could burnish romney's electability factor. the stakes are high for newt gingrich. he says the south is his pag to victory. a poor showing on tuesday could be his last stand, short on money and resisting calls to drop out of the race. >> if we can win alabama and mississippi tuesday night, we'll reset the campaign. >> reporter: right now, only romney has a clear path to the 1144 delegates for the nomination. but his rivals could keep him from sealing the deal by the final p
romney breaks away from the pack and then later on "nightline". >>. >> "nightline"after the devastating tornadoes we have the most astonishing tales of courage, grit and survival. forget about helicopter mom. the latest parenting trend calls for near 24 7 attachment. but is it healthy ♪ beth! hi! looking good. you've lost some weight. thanks. you noticed. these clothes are too big, so i'm donating them. how'd you do it? eating right -- whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multi-grain cheerios -- 5 whole grains, 110 calories. creamy, dreamy peanut butter taste in a tempting new cereal. mmm! [ female announcer ] new multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. >> law school student who was called a absolute said an apology is completely in addition caught. on the view this morning fluke said rush limbaugh apology ran hollow and made it more decisive. he called her a absolute and prostitute after she testified before congress about health insurance and birth control. >> i again sincerely apologize to miss fluke for using t
say this could be the day mitt romney breaks away from the pack and then later on "nightline". >>. >> "nightline"after the devastating tornadoes we have the most astonishing tales of courage, grit and survival. forget about helicopter mom. the latest parenting trend calls for near 24 7 attachment. úcúcúc@ó a@!ppppppppppppppppppppppppppppa >> law school student who was called a absolute said an apology is completely in addition caught. on the view this morning fluke said rush limbaugh apology ran hollow and made it more decisive. he called her a absolute and prostitute after she testified before congress about health insurance and birth control. >> i again sincerely apologize to miss fluke for using the 2 words to describe her. >> would that make a differenc difference. >> i want to be very clear i don't want a personal phone call from him. attack he made against me personally on the air were enough personal contact for a life time. >> mean time 2 more companies including aol and allstate stopped advertising on limbaugh radio show today with advertisers pull the spot to
. >>> primary voters head to the polls today in illinois and another high stakes race for mitt romney and rick santorum. 69 delegates on the table there. romney is slightly ahead in the polls but is taking nothing for granted. he's calling on his secret weapon, his wife ann, to help bring in republican women, and it seems to be working. >> what is the legacy we're going to leave our children and my grandchildren? i am hearing this from women everywhere. they are concerned about the economy. >> i think his wife is certainly going to help. i think she's a very strong, very beautiful woman. >> ann romney has called on all republicans to unite behind her husband suggesting it's time to move on to the next challenge, the race against president obama. >> meanwhile, rick santorum is trying to recover from a gaffe on the campaign trail after saying he doesn't care what the unemployment rate is going to look like. after romney picked up on that comment, santorum tried to clarify his statement saying he does care about the unemployment rate, but that his campaign simply does not hinge on it. >> i like t
mitt romney and gingrich. with over half the presinks reporting, santorum has 49% of the vote to romney's 25%. santorum says he is still in the race and still fighting. >> the people in louisiana sent a loud and clear message. this race is long and far from over and the people of wisconsin, i say to you, on wisconsin, let's get it done. thank you. >> alan: but santorum still needs to overcome romney's sizable lead to clinch the presidential nomination. next primaries are in maryland, wisconsin, and washington, dc. >> no lucky player hit the $290 million jackpot. but someone won a sizable chunk of cass in the bay area. the mountain view liquor store sold a tick worth nearly $260,000. no word on who that winner is. and because no one matched all six numbers on friday, the mega millions jackpot increases to $356 million for tuesday's draw. >> do you have your ticket? >> leigh: not yet, but trust me, i will be getting one. or maybe two, or maybe ten. >> alan: still pretty messy. >> leigh: here's a live look from the golden gate bridge cam. you can see puddles on the side. this swath of mois
are concentrating on tuesday when illinois holds its premiere. romney told a crowd probe robe's gas advisers should be fired because gas is so high. santorum said he is running again just one man. explaining romney has the same policies against president obama. >>> the president celebrated his irish heritage today. he joined patrons at an irish pub anybody the white house. he left the pub giving some expect saying, quote, expect you guys to behave yourself. one of the resident president's great-great-great grandfathers on his mother's side immigranted from ire helped to the united states in the 1850s. >> the rising cost of reading. the new expense libraries are facing and how it could impact how you check out books. >> and lori martin talks about her success in the world of comedy. >> we'll check in one last time before you leave tonight with live doppler 7 hd most streets are dry right now. if you're traveling to southern california we'll give you an update there as well. @e@e@e@$@$ wtwtwtwtwtwt7Ñéeée6
romney in the delegate math here. so stay tuned. >> mm-hmm. we always love political theater. >> it's a fun year. >>> all right. shifting gears now to news overseas. this morning there's new evidence of the deadly unrest still plaguing syria. this amateur video of rebel fighters firing on government troops was reportedly taken in the violence-scarred city of homs. meanwhile, a top deputy in president bashar assad's regime has now become the highest-ranking official to defect. he's accusing the government of vast crimes against its own people. perhaps the beginning of the end. >>> well, an international crisis is getting exposure in a new video that has gone viral. >> get this. it's actually been viewed more than 40 million times, propelled by celebrity tweets and even fans on facebook, especially teens and young adults. abc's karen travers has more on this story. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, paula. this video is burning up the internet. and it's about a man that most americans have probably never even heard of. if you've used social media this w
at 11:30, -- >> at 11:30, death threats and more. >>> mitt romney won by a landslide in the puerto rico primary. the gop's now focus on illinois and louisiana. theçó 83% of the vote dwarfed the rally. this is the only time they can weigh in on the wave because they are unable to vote in the general election. romney stumped for votes at a pancake breakfast in illinois while santorum compared his chief rival to president obama on the sunday talk show circuit. >>> a new economic report newsh: recovering from the recession. it boasts a strong $535 billion economy. it is the 19th largest economy in the world. the report was just released and comes out every two years. sergio quintana has a break over mission bay in san francisco. this is one of the most obvious visuals of the powerful economic rebound the bay area is experiencing. >> we are, if nothing else, an innovation economy. you can see it in the text sector. >> they will house bio tech labs and are key components in this innovation economy. a report by the bay area institute lays out strong steps for the region. 40% of all venture
his remarks in mississippi where he made four campaign stops. mitt romney took the day off, but not newt gingrich. >> we had an effort that lead to four balanced budgets. when rick was in leadership they ran up a $1.6 trillion deficit. the very big difference is just to put the label conservative and assume it covers everything is very misleading. >> romney has what is widely believed to be an insur moundable -- insur mountable lead. >> the price per gallon is up one cent, but only two cents from a week ago and there are signs of relief. analysts say there is too much fuel on the market. prices could start dropping. a gallon of regular is averages $4.41 in san francisco. at $4.43 santa barbara had the highest price of the. >>> members of the occupy movement in san francisco are taking their protests to county recorder offices in 20 counties across california. they plan to kick off the protest of fore clots sures -- foreclosures tomorrow morning. they plan to go to the san francisco recorder's office at city hall to check their deeds of trust for any irregularities or fraud.
. romney told a crowd probe robe's gas advisers should be fired because gas is so high. santorum said he is running again just one explai explaining romney has the same policies against president obama. >>> the president celebrated his irish heritage today. he joined patrons at an irish pub anybody the white house. he left the pub giving some to behave yourself., expect you one of the resident president's great-ishers on his mother's side immigranted from ire helped to the united states in the 1850s. >> the rising cost of reading. the new expense libraries are facing and how it could impact how you check out books. >> and lori martin talks about her success in the world of comedy. >> we'll check in one last time before you leave tonight with live doppler 7 hd, most streets are dry right now. if you're traveling to southern california we'll give you an update there as well. >> libraries are facing tough times. bit budget cuts and publishers are raisings prices, especiallys publi one publisher told libraries the price for ebooks have gone way u. >> in most cases it was two or three times i
to the government. >> mitt romney was in georgia coming off his fourth straight win in washington state. rick santorum went to a tennessee restaurant and talked to a cloud in oklahoma. >> we need somebody to go out and make the case as to wh obama care is bad for the country. why it will fundamentally change it. and we need somebody who actually opposed it as opposed to someone who supported it. >> newt gingrich appeared on tv talk shows. 10 states will hold the republican primaries. >> russ feingold is the former senator from wisconsin best known for his bipartisan efforts to establish campaign finance reform. >> this week he spoke to 7 live's brian copeland about the continued threat of terrorism and the supreme court's decision that spawned the growth of super packs. >> we were taken by surprise by 9/11. who saw that coming? we said we better stay in touch with what is going on in the rest of the world. not just terrorist threats but other things going on. i think we did it for awhile. then we got distracted on iraq an were stuck on afghanistan. i don't think we were paying attention to a
, and romney, they are bankrupt. >> if some of these folks were around when columbus set sail, they must have been founding members of the flat earth society. >> reporter: members of elite society were welcomed at a dinner for the british prime minister. in attendance richard branson and warren buffett. the cast of the hit british tv series downton abbey. and with a choice seat next to the first lady, george clooney. also there more than three dozen of president obama's top campaign fund-raisers. jake tapper, abc news, the white house. >> and george clooney was alone. i don't know where stacey keebler was. but i was available. real quick, there's something pretty controversial out there as well. the super pac that is trying to get obama re-elected. priorities usa took a $1 million donation from bill maher, who's of course the comedian, and used some disparaging language against sarah palin. starts with a c. rhymes with punt. okay? the obama senior adviser, it was in response to this. and asked should they ask for that money to be returned, should they distance themselves. because of course th
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